Montague Overhaul V: Track Cogs and Chains

Montague Overhaul V: Track Cogs and Chains

Fixed gears have been popular as winter commuter bikes for years. Long before messenger culture brought them to the limelight in the early 2000’s, hardened winter riders chose them for their simplicity and added control in bad conditions. For the last two years,...
Montague Boston Overhaul II: Headset

Montague Boston Overhaul II: Headset

If you’re anything like me, working on your bike is half the fun of owning it. Sure, you can have a bike shop do maintenance for you, and if it’s a big job requiring specialty tools, this might be a good idea. For me, I want to know every part of my bike...
The Essentials – Tools to Ride With

The Essentials – Tools to Ride With

If you’re a regular bike commuter, you know that bikes need maintenance, adjustments, and from time to time, parts just break. There’s nothing worse than being stuck far from home without a patch kit, extra tube, or the proper tool to tighten that loose...
Tools of the Trade

Tools of the Trade

Tools of the trade. In a mechanic’s shop you’ll see walls and drawers of tools, shelves of components, it’s a treasure trove; with these resources you can handle anything.  When you’re on your bike it is certainly a good idea to be similarly...

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